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The US military presence in Syria has grown from 50 troops dispatched in October 2015, in what was a major policy reversal by President Barack Obama, to more than 2,000 today. At the same time, the list of conditions for their withdrawal has grown. Pentagon brass has consistently said the US is in Syria to drive out ISIS and train local forces to prevent what Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis.
US troops in northeast Syria Wednesday confronted Assad regime loyalists with an air strike and live fire after one of their patrols came under attack close to the northeastern city of Qamishli, a war monitor said. American forces killed one regime loyalist in the rare clash in the regime-held village of Khirbet Amo, east of Qamishli, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
In this frame grab from video, Russian, Syrian and others gather next to an American military convoy stuck in the village of Khirbet Ammu, east of Qamishli city, Syria, Wednesday. Syrian media and activists say a Syrian was killed and another wounded in a rare clash between American troops and a group of government supporters in northeast Syria.
US troops exchanged fire with pro-Assad gunmen in northeast Syria on Wednesday, as the Syrian regime continued a war of words with Turkey over their standoff in the northwest of the country.
US officials accused Turkey Wednesday of putting US troops at risk after Turkey’s state-owned news agency published the locations of 10 previously secret US military outposts in Syria. US military officials called the publication a security breach that could endanger US troops, and State Department officials said they’d expressed those concerns to Turkish officials.
Syrian Kurdish fighters warned Washington’s abrupt decision to stand aside will overturn years of achievements in the battle against IS militants.
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American soldiers in northern Syria came under fire from Turkish artillery last night. No US soldiers were injured after the Turkish military shelled their position in Kobani, Syria, late on.
As US forces pull back from parts of northern Syria and make way for a threatened Turkish military offensive, here is a recap of Washington's involvement in the Syrian conflict. Pressure on Assad.
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Trump ordered the bulk of the approximately 1,000 U.S. troops in Syria to withdraw after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made it clear in a phone call that his forces were about to invade.
News Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops. US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in.
President Donald Trump is reportedly adopting a new strategy in Syria that will see US troops remain there indefinitely. Now that the Islamic State has largely been defeated and driven into the.The Kurdish Hawar news agency and the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also said American troops were evacuating positions near the towns of Ras al-Ayn and Tal Abyad on Monday.Latest Syria breaking news with videos and pictures of Aleppo, Raqqa, the war in Syria, plus more on Russian, US and international military attacks on ISIS.